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Green Tea & Liver Cancer - Fels Inst. Study
A study done at the Fels Institute for Cancer Research at Temple University in Philadelphia, found that the addition of .5% of instant green tea powder to the diet of rats changed the metabolism of aflatoxin toward the formation of non-toxic hydroxylated metabolites, and decreased the binding of aflatoxin to liver-cell DNA, significantly decreasing the resulting number of pre-cancerous cells. The authors conclude that green tea protects against aflatoxin-induced liver cancer. Green tea also inhibited liver damage caused by exposure to 2-nitropropane. Even more important, green tea also protected against liver injury caused by galactosamine, which happens to be an animal model of viral hepatitis.
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